Listen, I'm not trying to say I told you so, but ... I mean ... when it comes to the Utah Jazz being one of the out-of-contention teams most worth watching down the stretch, I literally did tell you so.
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That right there is Jazz center Rudy Gobert flashing to the foul line to receive a feed from Utah swingman Gordon Hayward, taking one dribble past Western Conference All-Star starter Marc Gasol, heading into the teeth of the Memphis Grizzlies' vaunted defense, elevating and throwing down an all-arms-and-legs left-handed jam to give Utah a 13-point lead with 41.4 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
What's even better, though, is what came afterward. Did you catch that?
After finishing his flush and beginning to backpedal on defense, Gobert looked over to the Utah bench and gave a sharp salute, which was returned by teammates Rodney Hood and Elijah Millsap, who couldn't contain their smiles. And why shouldRead More »from Rudy Gobert slams, salutes as surging Jazz take out Grizzlies